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This afternoon featured a session on Adaptation & Vulnerability to climate change. Dr. Mir Mustafizur Rahman, Private Secretary to the Mayor of Dhaka, Mr. Sutanto Soehodho, Deputy Governor of the City of Jakarta, and Ms. Flora Mokgohloa, Executive Director Environmental Management of Johannesburg, participated as panellists, presenting their work to develop policies and adapt urban infrastructure in the face of increasing natural threats.
Under the leadership of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (currently serving as chair of C40), New York City is firmly on the path toward a sustainable future. Its course was set by PlaNYC, a landmark effort launched in 2007 to drive environmental leadership and infrastructure investment in ways that support economic growth.